The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 58 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 31 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.64% 2.72% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.98% 12.20% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 25
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +53.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
207 254 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.60% 22.30% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 177 204 187
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region.

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Essex

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Essex

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +14 13 £45,000 +20.00%
Brentwood +7 4 £32,000 +64.10%
Chelmsford -6 4 £41,250 -25.00%
Colchester +1 3 £21,500 -57.00%
Harlow - 1 £19,000 -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) DNS
3 26 (49.06%) VMware
4 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
5 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (35.85%) MS Office
7 18 (33.96%) Cisco
8 16 (30.19%) Internet
8 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
8 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (28.30%) Windows XP
9 15 (28.30%) Firewall
10 14 (26.42%) Finance
10 14 (26.42%) Linux
10 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
11 13 (24.53%) WAN
11 13 (24.53%) DHCP
11 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (24.53%) Juniper
11 13 (24.53%) Network Security
12 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (18.87%) Citrix
13 10 (18.87%) VLAN
14 9 (16.98%) Sophos
14 9 (16.98%) LAN
14 9 (16.98%) ITIL
15 8 (15.09%) Windows Vista
15 8 (15.09%) SQL
15 8 (15.09%) UNIX
15 8 (15.09%) SLA

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.77%) IIS
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
2 2 (3.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) DNS
2 16 (30.19%) Internet
3 15 (28.30%) Firewall
4 13 (24.53%) WAN
4 13 (24.53%) DHCP
4 13 (24.53%) Network Security
5 10 (18.87%) VLAN
6 9 (16.98%) LAN
7 7 (13.21%) VPN
7 7 (13.21%) SAN
7 7 (13.21%) IP Telephony
7 7 (13.21%) NAS
8 6 (11.32%) Multicast
8 6 (11.32%) BGP
8 6 (11.32%) MPLS
8 6 (11.32%) OSPF
9 5 (9.43%) SDH
9 5 (9.43%) SNMP
9 5 (9.43%) DWDM
9 5 (9.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (16.98%) Support Technician
2 9 (16.98%) Desktop Support
2 9 (16.98%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 6 (11.32%) Desktop Technician
3 6 (11.32%) Desktop Support Technician
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Operations Manager
4 5 (9.43%) IT Operations Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) JSON
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (9.43%) Equities
2 5 (9.43%) Open Source
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.55%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.77%) Replication
5 2 (3.77%) Firmware
6 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.30%) Windows XP
4 14 (26.42%) Linux
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (15.09%) Windows Vista
6 8 (15.09%) UNIX
7 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Regression Testing
2 5 (9.43%) System Testing
2 5 (9.43%) Network Architecture
3 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (7.55%) Network Design
3 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
3 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
4 3 (5.66%) Project Management
4 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.77%) Document Management
5 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.89%) ERP
6 1 (1.89%) CRM
6 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.89%) Data Management
6 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Python
2 5 (9.43%) Perl
3 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (11.32%) MCSE
4 5 (9.43%) MCSA
4 5 (9.43%) CCIE
4 5 (9.43%) JNCIE
4 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (9.43%) VCP5
5 4 (7.55%) MCITP
6 2 (3.77%) CCA
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.89%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.89%) HNC
7 1 (1.89%) HND
7 1 (1.89%) CCSP
7 1 (1.89%) CCNP
7 1 (1.89%) CCDA
7 1 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.32%) vSphere
5 5 (9.43%) NFS
6 4 (7.55%) XenServer
7 3 (5.66%) vCloud
8 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.77%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
3 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) VMware
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (33.96%) Cisco
4 13 (24.53%) Juniper
5 10 (18.87%) Citrix
6 9 (16.98%) Sophos
7 6 (11.32%) LANDesk
8 4 (7.55%) AVG
8 4 (7.55%) Draytek
8 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.55%) NetApp
9 3 (5.66%) Veritas
9 3 (5.66%) Symantec
10 2 (3.77%) Aruba
10 2 (3.77%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.77%) IBM
10 2 (3.77%) JBoss
11 1 (1.89%) Oracle
11 1 (1.89%) Veeam